Thursday, December 11, 2014

Winter Sun Run - December 6th

Overall Member/Coaches/Parent Results

Evan Ellison 39:45 (2nd Place in Age Division) 
Herbert Stash 46:40 (37th Place in Age Division) 
Trish Hedin 50:12 (7th Place in Age Division) 
Tyrese Stash 52:45 (5th Place in Age Division) 
Kaylan Young 54:10 (3rd Place in Age Division) 
Charlene Betsuie 59:34 (34th Place in Age Division) 

Turkey Trot/November 22, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Monument Downhill 5K

The runners had a great race on Saturday the 26th at the Monument Downhill 5K.  159th runners raced with warm conditions and some speedy times. 

Jackson Knowles came in 3rd in his age division and 15th overall with a time of 17:59 (5:48 pace).
Evan Ellison came in 3rd in his age division and 29th overall with a time of 19:25 (6:16 pace).
Cameron Wakefield came in 12th in his age division and 40th overall with a time of 20:01 (6:33 pace).
Ryan Lewis came in 4th in his age division and 43rd overall with a time of 40:43 (6:41 pace).
Alan Snow came in 5th in his age division and 44th overall with a time of 20:57 (6:45 pace).
Ethan Clark came in 15th in his age division and 68th overall with a time of 22:23 (7:13 pace).
MacKay Wakefield came in 16th in his age division and 98th overall with a time of 25:49 (8:19 pace).
Ryan Reed came in 13th in his age division and 107th overall with a time of 26:32 (8:33 pace).
Kaylan Young came in 3rd in her age division and 115th overall with a time of 27:50 (8:58 pace).
Josie Wakefield came in 4th in her age division and 116th overall with a time of 27:53 (8:59 pace).
Heather Sweeney came in 5th in her age division and 120th overall with a time of 28:08 (9:04 pace).
Tyler Moreau came in 15th in his age division and 126th overall with a time of 28:49 (9:17 pace).

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Children with Hope 5k/10k

Grand County Running Club and Cross Country members made a great showing at the Children with Hope race on June 21st in Grand Junction. The Children with Hope charity exists to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional, education, and economic needs of orphaned children.  This race is a fundraiser for the Children of Hope. 


Andrew Hugentobler 20:19 Overall (pace 6:32)  4th overall /3rd in age group
Evan Ellison  20:37 Overall (pace 6:38) 5th overall /1st in age group
Kianna Chacon  28:31 Overall (pace 9:10)  63rd overall/2nd in age group 
Ryan Reed 29:16 Overall (pace 9:25) 71st overall
Tyler Moreau 29:21 Overall (pace 9:26) 72nd overall
Kaylan Young 31:59 Overall (pace 10:17) 87th overall
Jackilynn Olhiser 38:56 Overall (pace 12:25) 134th overall


Tyrese Stash 59:49 Overall (pace 9:37) 56th overall/4th in age group

Monday, May 12, 2014

Beat Beethoven

A few of our runners ran the Beat Beethoven 5K on May 10th in Grand Junction. Starting and finishing at the Avalon Theatre, runners try to finish a 5k in less than the time it takes to play Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony! Proceeds benefit the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and the Avalon Theatre Foundation!

Evan Ellison came in 4th overall and was first in his age division with a time of 21:42.
Emmeline Heywood came in 12th overall and third in her age division with a time of 23:49.
Annie Heywood came in 20th overall with a time of 26:08.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Grand County Running Club Crushes Canyonlands Half Marathon & 5 Mile!

Our runners did an amazing job during the run on Saturday the 15th.  Good temperatures, but gusty winds made for a tough race, but runners did phenomanal all the same. 

Overall Race Results:

Canyonlands Half Marathon
Annie Heywood          1:55:30  (4th Age Group)  8:49 Pace

Canyonlands 5 Mile
Jacob Andrew              41:24 (9th Age Group) 8:16 Pace
Kianna Chacon            49:13 (10th Age Group)  9:50 Pace
Evan Ellison                34:57 (3rd Age Group) 6:59 Pace
Emmeline Heywood   39:12 (2nd Age Group) 7:50 Pace
Brooklin Hugentobler 47:27 (7th Age Group) 9:29 Pace
Jackson Knowles        31:00 (4th Age Group) 6:12 Pace
Jayelen Knowles         37:50 (1st Age Group) 7:34 Pace
Tyrese Stash                45:02 (15th Age Group) 9:00 Pace
Cameron Wakefield    34:20 (1st Age Group) 6:52 Pace
MacKay Wakefield     39:07 (5th Age Group) 7:48 Pace

Please make sure to note the 2013 times from the Moab Half Marathon website.  Most of our runners made tremendous gains from last year to this year.  All of the hard work is paying off!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Spring Season Begins

The official start of our spring season begins March 3rd at 4:00 at the Moab Recreation and Aquatics Center.  We encourage all to come out and run!  The spring season will run from March 3rd until April 5th.  The cost for the season will be $25 which includes a cool custom water bottle, coaching, core training and registration fees to three amazing races.  Hope to see you Monday the 3rd.  Please contact Trish at for more information.

Cabin Fever Reliever Results

Unfortunately, we are unable to find a link for the Cabin Fever Reliever official results; however, our coach retreived the following numbers:

Evan Ellison 6th place overall/1st place in age group with a time of 22:56
Herbert Stash 7th place overall/1st place in age group with a time of 23:00
Annie Heywood 14th place overall/1st in age group with a time of 26:19 
Tyrese Stash 25th place overall/3rd place in age group with a time of 29:25

Another amazing showing by the Grand County Running Club! 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Registration for the Cabin Fever Reliever

Our next club race will be the Cabin Fever Reliever which will take place Saturday, February 22nd in Grand Junction, Colorado.  The Cabin Fever Reliever is a 5k race that stars at the Mesa County Fairgrounds at 10am.  We will meet at Swanny Park at 7:15am and will carpool to the event, leaving the park at 7:30 sharp! 

Please contact coach Trish at for a registration form or additional information.

Spring Season to Begin

Our Spring season, which will encompass March, April and May will begin on February 24th, 2014.  We will meet at the Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center for both youth and parents.  Youth of all abilities from 6th to the 12th grade are welcome.  There is a $25 fee for club membership.  Club membership includes coaching, core training, a t-shirt and entry fees to regional races. 

Call Randy Martin at 435-259-4097 for additional information. 

Sweet Heart Run

The GCRC had an amazing showing at the Sweet Heart Run that took place in Fruita, Colorado on February 8th, 2014.  All runners (kids, parents and coaches) enjoyed great weather and great times!

Official times can be found at the following site:

GCRC Participant Results:

Ryan Lewis  21:44 (pace 7:01) 1st Age Group/8th overall
Evan Ellison  22:33 (pace 7:16)  2nd Age Group/12th overall
Brandi Heywood  25:08  (pace 8:06)  1st Age Group/19th overall
Herbert Stash  24:36 (pace 7:53)  3rd Age Group/15th overall
Tyrese Stash  30:22 (pace 9:48)  5th Age Group/72nd overall
Josie Wakefield 36:24 (pace 11:45)  7th Age Group/114th overall
Isaac Ellison  53:58 (pace 17:25) 8th Age Group/244th overall
Rachel Stenta  54:19  (pace 17:31)  23rd Age Group/245th overall

Cameron Wakefield  46:26  (pace 7:29) 2nd Age Group/8th overall
Gery Wakefield  49:51  (pace 8:02)  4th Age Group/25th overall
McKay Wakefield 52:27  (pace 8:28)  5th Age Group/36th overall
Emmy Heywood  52:33  (pace 8:29)  1st Age Group/38th overall
Joe Heywood  52:35  (pace 8:29)  8th Age Group/39th overall
Dan Stenta  54:23  (pace 8:46)  9th Age Group/42nd overall